Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Comment on "apology and early settlement offer" program in Massachussets
The PopTort is reporting today on a new medical malpractice “apology and settlement offer” program set to begin at seven Massachusetts hospitals which would allow hospitals to encourage victims of malpractice to accept an apology and compensation in exchange for a release of liability. The proposal can be beneficial to eliminate costly and time consuming litigation but it could also result in very unfair results for the victims. You can read the full comment here.